The Flaming Lips: Oczy Mlody

The Flaming Lips: Oczy Mlody

By Evan Sawdey

Oczy Mlody feels less like the group's 14th grand artistic statement and more like a minor footnote to a once-great band's recent output. 17 Jan 2017 // 1:30 AM

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//Recent Reviews

26 Jul 2006 // 3:00 PM

Sunset Rubdown

I swore I wouldn't do it. I wouldn't make lazy, obvious comparisons. But, I can't help thinking of... Avril Lavigne?!?

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26 Jul 2006 // 3:00 PM

The Pretenders

The phrases 'punk' and 'oldies' mix about as well as chocolate cake and mayonnaise. Maybe that's why Chrissie Hynde won't stand still.

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The Big Valley: Season One

Tensions caused by the growth of urbanization and industrialization and the dying out of the frontier, the excesses of the robber barons and the risk they pose to democracy, and the angst of Civil War veterans trying to find their place in the world, again, set the stage for this virtuous, wealthy, 19th century family.

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Aleuchatistas: What You Will

Instrumental post-jazz-whatever rockers offer riffs and revolution.

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Cheers: The Complete Eighth Season

The classic Woody one-liner doesn't further a plot, but it does reaffirm his earnest oddness.

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25 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Little Miss Sunshine (2006)

Even as Sheryl and Grandpa try to soothe little Olive, her father's "refuse to lose" credo creates a mountain of expectation.

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25 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

The Garden (2005)

Forget Sisyphus endlessly pushing that rock up the hill. Imagine having to listen to a gravel-voice Devil read from his own copy of Chicken Soup for the Soul until the end of time.

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25 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Cthulhu Tales #1

Cthulhu: H.P. Lovecraft's ideas -- and his fears -- captured.

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25 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Pharrell: In My Mind

Pharrell has in the past few years endeavored to pitch himself as an average schmoe, a N*E*R*D, a guy just like you n' golly gosh me -- he goes far enough to include in the tray art a pint-size pixilated version of himself reporting: "Wealth is of the heart and mind, not of the pocket."

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25 Jul 2006 // 11:00 PM

Youre Not You by Michelle Wildgen

Wildgen balances the debate by making it a question of trust, not a question of assisted suicide.

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Stone Dead: Murder and Myth in 'Medousa'

// Short Ends and Leader

"A wry tale which takes in Greek mythology, punk rock and influences of American suspense-drama, this is an effective and curious thriller about myth and obsession.

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